A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 10:01:46 / November 26, 2020 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000ck0b. Event ids that are associated: us7000ck0b. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 129.36 km (80 miles). Exact location, longitude 71.2928° East, latitude 36.342° North, depth = 129.36 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:01:46 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 43 km SSW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan.
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